The chief Prosecutor's office of Ukraine has No evidence of belonging of the Russian side to be shot active participants in the center of Kiev during the protests in February 2014, said the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Viktor Shokin during the conversation the newspaper.
"The former head of the SBU Valentyn Nalyvaychenko some time ago said that, say, a Russian official in the winter of 2014 was in Kiev, gave orders security forces to shoot at protesters. I asked Nalivaychenko to provide us with any documents confirming this. Until now they are not. For this reason I currently have No information that the shooting of the Heavenly hundred there is a Russian trace. Of those materials we at present possess, it is impossible to make this verdict. Not because we can't or don't wish to prove it, we have no reason about it today to say ", - quotes the words of Shokin magazine.
General the Kiev square - Maidan Nezalezhnosti was occupied by supporters of European integration November 21, 2013, immediately after the statement of the government Mykola Azarov about temporary suspension of the signing of the Treaty on the Union with the EU. Later Maidan became the epicenter of confrontation between security forces and radicals.
The clashes, during which the opposing political force many times had used firearms and " Molotov cocktails ", were more than a hundred people. The victims of the events in Ukraine later became known as the " Heavenly hundred ".